etwa

Meanings

1.
round about, approximately
(less common than "ungefähr" and "circa")
2.
for instance, for example
(Not used much in spoken but fairly common in written German. Will definitely impress your teacher, if you use it correctly. Tends to come AFTER the thing it connects. Pretty much NEVER at the beginning of a phrase.)
3.
expression of surprise
(in yes or no questions)

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Word of the Day - "etwa"

Most of you know that 'etwas' means 'something'. But German also has 'etwa' ohne 's' and it's actually kind of common. Today, we'll learn what it means.

Vocab:

etwa, in etwa, etwaig


Word Family

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